Date of Death: 03-13-2023
Interred: New Market Cemetery
Funeral Service : 03-17-2023
David N. Saunders, 79, of Gladstone, MO passed away after a strong courageous battle and went to be with the Lord on March 13, 2023.
He was born on October 23, 1943 to Raymond Neil and Marie Anita (Evans) Saunders in St. Joseph, MO. Dave grew up in St. Joseph where he graduated high school.
On March 30, 1963 he was united in marriage to Donna Lee King. After their marriage they made their home in the Kansas City area. His wife, Donna, preceded him in death on March 27, 2010.
He owned and operated D&D Service for many years. Dave enjoyed deer hunting and fishing, spending time with his grandchildren and friends. He was an active member of the Missouri Whitetails Group.
Dave was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Dennis Saunders and Jerry Saunders; sisters, Donna Smith, Carol Baldwin and Joyce Long; and his granddaughter, D’arcy Lynn Lopez.
He is survived by his two daughters, Dolores Devers and Davetta Bracken; grandchildren, Samara Jahal, Hannah Jahal, Kara (Oscar) Naranjo, Steven Lopez III, Jacob Lopez and Isaac Lopez; great-granddaughter, Ellie; brother, Robert Saunders; several nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Funeral Services: 2:00 p.m. Friday, March 17th at Hixson-Klein Funeral Home, Gower, MO with visitation one hour prior to the service.
Burial: New Market Cemetery, New Market, MO.